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2 5/8
Easton
USA
YBB22ADV8
10/07/21
Drop 8

2022 Easton ADV 360 USA Drop 8
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The 2022 Easton ADV 360 in a drop 8 is the same bat but with a slightly different paint job when compared to the 2021. This version, if you look close enough, has a navy background color instead of the black from last year. But, all other features, including the barrel material, handle material, power boost knob are the same. The grip, though, is not a Lizard skin but, instead, a custom Easton. The bat comes in a 30 through 32-inch.

The 2022 Easton ADV 360 in a drop 8 is the same bat but with a slightly different paint job when compared to the 2021. This version, if you look close enough, has a navy background color instead of the black from last year. But, all other features, including the barrel material, handle material, power boost knob are the same. The grip, though, is not a Lizard skin but, instead, a custom Easton. The bat comes in a 30 through 32-inch. Full Review

9.1
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXC8Z21
08/01/20
Drop 8

2021 DeMarini CF USSSA Drop 8
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If you struggle with the durability in the drop 10 CF, then your answer might be the drop 8 version of the 2021 DeMarini CF. There are no changes between the 2020 and 2021 CF. As always, the drop 8 is a moderately balanced, big barrel two-piece composite bat. The semif-flexible handle feels just like most kids want it to. The swing weight is right in line with the average of drop 8 bats on the market. If you can swing a drop 8 then it will be hard to find another bat you like more than the drop 8 2021 DeMarini CF.

If you struggle with the durability in the drop 10 CF, then your answer might be the drop 8 version of the 2021 DeMarini CF. There are no changes between the 2020 and 2021 CF. As always, the drop 8 is a moderately balanced, big barrel two-piece composite bat. The semif-flexible handle feels just like most kids want it to. The swing weight is right in line with the average of drop 8 bats on the market. If you can swing a drop 8 then it will be hard to find another bat you like more than the drop 8 2021 DeMarini CF. Full Review

10
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
FLX+ Stiff
4/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2020
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXC8Z-20
08/01/19
Drop 8

2020 DeMarini CF USSSA Drop 8
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: August 1, 2019
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXC8ZGL
09/01/19
Drop 8

2020 DeMarini CF Glitch USSSA Drop 8
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9.6
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: September 1, 2019
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXC8Z-19
08/01/18
Drop 8

2019 DeMarini CF Zen USSSA Drop 8
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: August 1, 2018
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCBR
08/01/17
Drop 8

2018 DeMarini CF Zen USSSA Drop 8
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
2/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2017
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USSSA
DXCBRR
08/01/16
Drop 8

2017 DeMarini CF Zen Retooled USSSA Drop 8
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9.8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32, 33-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2016
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCBR-17
08/01/16
Drop 8

2017 DeMarini CF Zen USSSA Drop 8
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: August 1, 2016
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCFR-16
09/01/15
Drop 8

2016 DeMarini CF8 USSSA Drop 8
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: September 1, 2015
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